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Earlyish Thu (1700)

Level - blue/red

Ride will set off earlier than usual but will be much the same ride as the later ones. Main paths, with some single track. A few technical bits but avoidable/walkable.

Time - 2-3 hrs

Limited to 10 to facilitate enjoyment and try and reduce impact on the trails.

Route will be dependent on the conditions - some of the WHW, Carbeth, Carglas, Water Works, Dougalston etc.

Should get about an hour and a half of daylight but LIGHTS REQUIRED as wont be back until after dark.

Easy-ish paced, suit those wanting a decent work out, and some good honest exercise.

As always, safety is your own responsibility, so check bike before coming out, bring suitable clothing and make sure you wear a helmet, bring a first aid kit if you have one.

Check site on day in case weather dictates a cancellation. And please update RSVP if you can't make it.

Any questions/issues post on here and someone will answer!

This ride sets off at 5pm from usual place, north end of station car park.

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  • Andy N.

    Great ride out tonight - got to ride a load of trails for the first time like Craig's trail , secret trail and a right bloody scary one along from the pylon drop. Thanks guys and thanks William for hosting. 3.5 hours of mtbing on a school night = awesome

    1 · March 21, 2013

    • William H.

      lol glad u enjoyed it Andy hope your wife wasn't to angry when u got home.

      March 22, 2013

    • Andy N.

      Nah - think she was quite pleased to have an excuse not to go out in the cold to the gym ;)

      March 22, 2013

  • Pete M.

    Great ride! Altho just discovered I did have a spare tube in the other pocket of my hydration pack...ooops

    1 · March 22, 2013

  • Kev

    Not going to make 5, prob just go solo as early as I can make it so might bump into you on the trials

    March 21, 2013

  • Pammie b.

    I'm heading out with Andy on the beginners ride now as there are a few new girlies going and I don't want the evil boys scaring them off ;)

    1 · March 19, 2013

    • William H.

      Andy ye posted that on the wrong ride :)

      March 19, 2013

    • William H.

      Sorry my bad, didn't see pams message oops

      1 · March 19, 2013

  • William H.

    Didn't think earlier rides would be so popular. I can't do any the week starting 25th tho, so yeah someone else should do some earlyish rides if the demand is there. 5pm is gd for me most weeks. Due to the crazy shifts I work I can't always make the later ones.

    March 16, 2013

  • derek

    Janice, you want to lead an early Thursday on the 28th ?

    1 · March 15, 2013

    • Pammie b.

      Would love to see Janbo and I leading the troops on a wee muggers ride ;)

      1 · March 15, 2013

  • janice

    Loving the earlier rides can't make this one but can do every second thursday... Just love leaving work early and heading out for a ride :)

    1 · March 15, 2013

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